By law, federal funding can not be allocated for abortions, but allocating money to Planned Parenthood for the provision of other medical services “frees up” funds to be re-allocated for abortion. Cornyn said. “We got lucky. The other side has to get to 60″.
“Well, I don’t think that there’s statistics that indicate that’s the case”, Sensenbrenner said. What we need is leadership in Washington.
More than 40 in the House have now signed a separate demand for defunding.
“There has never been a better time“. They point to online videos they say validate their claims.
President of the March for Life Education & Defense Fund, Jeanne Mancini, said Mrs Clinton’s comments were “ridiculous” and conveyed her ignorance.
But at a hearing titled, ‘Planned Parenthood Exposed: Examining the Horrific Abortion Practices at the Nation’s Largest Abortion Provider, ‘ Planned Parenthood itself will not be heard.
“It values convenience over truth, and it values profit over life”, she said. “Rand Paul, because he’s leading the charge” to see that binding measures are taken to deprive the abortion industry of its half-billion dollar annual subsidy.
“We should hold our ground”.
LUDDEN: Planned Parenthood denies any wrongdoing, and the videos show no evidence of it. But Planned Parenthood wasn’t actually invited to testify.
The antiabortion group has accused Planned Parenthood of profiting by selling fetal tissue.
Pro-life activists gathering on Capitol Hill on September 10, 2015 to protest the federal funding of Planned Parenthood.
The Senate will vote on legislation banning abortions after 20 weeks as a way to pacify enraged abortion opponents who are calling for an end to Planned Parenthood federal funding, according to a key GOP leader.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., told Politico that the conservative lawmakers’ effort is “an exercise in futility”. Cutting that, she told Wisconsin Republican Jim Sensenbrenner, would mean more unintended pregnancies.
“We had six years“.
“Americans, they’re on board and they’re passionate about it”, Hawkins said.
Planned Parenthood employees dissect fetuses in front of undercover actors posing as buyers, while the group negotiates a contract and haggles over the price.
“They want it to be about a letter or a vote or a threatened shutdown”, he said. So Republicans would harm themselves and, after the government reopened, the group would keep getting as much federal money as ever.
Ted Cruz is willing to risk a government shutdown to defund Planned Parenthood this month, his Texas Republican colleague John Cornyn made it clear Thursday that he is not.